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... The test is usually given first thing in the morning when normal cortisol levels are highest. ... (3 replies)
... From what you've described, it sounds to me like your hormonal changes each month could possibly be throwing you into a bit of an Addison's crisis. ... (7 replies)
... sodium and potassium levels. ... (10 replies)

... eat salty foods to see if it makes you feel even a bit better. Drink allot of water. ... (1 replies)
... Here are the tests you need. The ACTH stim test must be done correctly. You need to get off the Cortef. It is "VERY VERY careless" of your doctor to prescribe this to you with out being diagnosed. The ACTH test is the best way to check for addisons. ... (4 replies)
... sodium and potassium levels. ... (3 replies)
Diet
Sep 16, 2002
... century stress syndrome" by James Wilson has some good guidelines on diet and lifestyle changes. Granted it is written for those with less severe manifestations of adrenal deficiency, but nevertheless, the diet and lifestyle advice woudl be pertinient to you as well. ... (3 replies)
... where normal is 0. ... (4 replies)
Adrenal crisis
Jun 2, 2006
... trakos, Here is a bit of information about how the ACTH stim test is supposed to be done. I hope you can find another endo to retest you. ... (3 replies)
... sodium and potassium levels. ... (8 replies)
... high potassium is a sign of addisons. Be sure they do the STIM test properly so it counts. ... (8 replies)
... I know of many who continue with their exercise. ... (1 replies)
... Here are the tests you need. Don't start a steriod replacement without a firm diagnosis. For me yawning was a sign of low cortisol. ... (22 replies)
... Be sure you are checked for diabetes along with the tests for addisons. Fasting bloodwork. Some of the things you mentioned could be addisons. Thirst can be diabetes. Everyone is different with different symptoms. ... (1 replies)
... take more in the morning than in the afternoon. Last dose of 5mg about 5pm if it doesn't interfer with your sleep. It could also be that your body does not like Cortef. Mine doesn't so I take it's generic Hydrocortisone. ... (8 replies)
... sodium and potassium levels. ... (7 replies)
... re to only taper by 2.5mg every 3 to 5 days depending on how you feel. The ACTH test cannot be done while you are taking Cortef. It must be done CORRECTLY to be of value. ... (6 replies)
Adrenal Fatigue?
Sep 20, 2006
... sodium and potassium levels. ... (4 replies)
... sodium and potassium levels. ... (3 replies)
... sodium and potassium levels. ... (4 replies)


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